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MS Electronics Engineering Students win SMART Android mobile developer competition

06 Dec 2010 - 16:01:26 by in News

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Smart Communications Inc. (SMART) conducted the first-ever Android mobile developer competition here in the Philippines. It opened last September 18, 2009 and ended last October 8, 2009. There were 18 teams vying for the ultimate prize of P150,000, an HTC Magic handset, a free trip to Hong Kong, and the chance of representing the country at the Conexus Mobile Alliance Android Showcase. The teams GeoSpatial? Solutions Inc. and Blue Chip Designs, Inc. grabbed the top prizes. The team Blue Chip Designs, Inc. were composed of Noel Patron (BS Physics with Computer Engineering), Anna Veronica Baterina (BS Physics with Computer Engineering), and Jovilyn Therese Fajardo (BS Chemistry with Computer Engineering), all graduates of Ateneo de Manila University and are currently graduate students of the Department of Electronics, Computer and Communications Engineering. Their winning Android application is called RemoteDroid?. The said application is designed to solve the problem of retrieving important information from your phone when you forgot them at home, in school, in the office, etc. It allows the user to remotely access their phone through SMS that is, you can get a contact’s number, receive incoming messages and calls, get your phone’s location, and others with just a text.

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